Multiple people were shot at a business complex in the city of Orange Wednesday, in the area of Glassell Street and Lincoln Avenue 202. The address is a beige, two-story office complex that contains a number of small businesses.The shooting left at least four people dead, including a child, and two others injured, including the suspected shooter. Officers responded around 5:30 p.m. and found “multiple victims at the scene including fatalities.” Officers did engage with the suspect. They returned fire. The situation had been “stabilized” and that there was no threat to the public. No officers were injured. Two people, including the suspected shooter, were transported to the hospital with injuries. There was no information available regarding the suspect or the victims of the shooting.
Congressional Rep. Katie Porter was the first Orange County official to issue any statement on the shooting, saying “I’m deeply saddened by reports of a mass shooting in Orange County, and I’m continuing to keep victims and their loved ones in my thoughts as we continue to learn more.” It was the third mass shooting in the United States in two weeks, coming after incidents at an Atlanta spa that killed eight people the third mass shooting in the United States in two weeks, coming after incidents at an Atlanta spa that killed eight people and at a Boulder, Colorado supermarket that killed 10.